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MADLIB & OH NO'S FATHER PASSES AWAY - RIP

Otis Jackson, Sr. father of Madlib and Oh No died on April 13th at 77-years-old. The announcement came on Sunday, just seven days before what would have been Jackson’s 78th birthday, via Egon, who founded reissue imprint Now-Again Records in 2002.


Born May 8th, 1944 in Shreveport, Louisiana, Jackson went on to become a soul singer, bandleader and session musician for acts including Tina Turner, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and Johnnie Taylor. During the 1970s, Jackson released a number of singles including 1974’s “Beggin’ for a Broken Heart” and “Message to the Ghetto.” In 2006, Jackson released his full-length debut album The Art of Love.


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